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Old May 1st, 2011, 08:38 PM
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Angular Pool, Monument Bay

Gelatin-silver photograph on Agfa Classic MCC 111 FB VC from a 4x5 Tri-X negative exposed in a Tachihara 45GF camera with a 90mm f8 Schneider Super Angulon lens.

Some things, clear still water for example, are invisible unless they reflect some thing else. But their beauty, while borrowed, is not diminished.
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Old May 2nd, 2011, 01:48 AM
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Michael,


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Sandrine,

I have revisited this a number of times - it keeps me interested.

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Old May 2nd, 2011, 03:25 AM
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Thanks Mark, I was considering turn it into Black and white, but I admit I don't know where to start. If you want the file, I'll be happy to lend it to you to see what you can do...

I nearly forgot Maris' addition. That's what I call black and white! soft and sharp at the same time...
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Old May 2nd, 2011, 07:16 AM
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There is some seriously admirable work in this thread.
I somehow missed it.

Michael, Michael, and Michael ( 3 different surnames ) Maris, Ruben, Rachel, Odille and of course
Sandrine. Lovely contributions.

My apologies if I missed someone. I shall re-check just to make sure.

( Sandrine, I am not only hopeless with names, but with faces too! ).

Thanks for sharing.


p.s And Graham, Mike and Phil. And Asher and Ben for their comments.

Honestly excellent work.
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Old May 2nd, 2011, 08:04 AM
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Hi, Sandrine,

I just now discovered this:
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Sandrine Bascouert: Salisbury Cathedral - UK

It is truly exquisite.

I love the bit of the quotation from its rim you feature in a later-posted work:

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Sandrine Bascouert: Salisbury Cathedral - UK
It is from The Holy Bible, Isaiah 43:2 (English Standard Version translation), although it seems to have lost a comma (after "river") through artistic license.

By the way, I think that is the most poetic translation among all the English-language ones (and some others) I have seen. Most of the others are more literal (not always a good thing), often revolving around the word "overflow" (as a transitive verb). In contrast to both those outlooks, in one popular French version (Semeur), the passage is rendered:

. . .quand tu traverseras les fleuves,
ils ne te submergeront pas. . .


Thanks for these lovely works. In fact, this entire thread is a real treasure.

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Old May 2nd, 2011, 08:26 AM
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Since you like it, I'm happy to oblige you with another one:



Salisbury cathedral

A bit more obvious, for the translation probably....

Honestly, if you are ever interested in such places and happen to be in England, There's no way you can miss Salisbury cathedral and the town in itself. There's also a little Pub at the end of a path that follow a conservation area, so old and so nice!
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Old May 2nd, 2011, 09:13 AM
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Hi, Sandrine.
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Since you like it, I'm happy to oblige you with another one:


Salisbury cathedral
Thanks so much. It is just lovely.

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Old May 5th, 2011, 11:05 PM
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Thanks Mark, I was considering turn it into Black and white, but I admit I don't know where to start. If you want the file, I'll be happy to lend it to you to see what you can do...

I nearly forgot Maris' addition. That's what I call black and white! soft and sharp at the same time...
Sandrine,

pop it up on photobucket and I will have a look this weekend !

cheers
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Old May 6th, 2011, 01:09 AM
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Sandrine,

pop it up on photobucket and I will have a look this weekend !

cheers
Ahhahhh! I'll keep on eye definitly!
cheers mate...
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Old May 7th, 2011, 08:25 AM
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An easy guess about what is it

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Old May 7th, 2011, 08:38 AM
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Sandrine,

I have revisited this a number of times - it keeps me interested.

cheers
http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/a...RawDefault.jpg

Sorry for the delay....
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Old August 20th, 2012, 12:50 PM
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Time to revive this thread:




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Old August 21st, 2012, 06:44 AM
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Michael, the offset and repetition is very cool!

Thanks for reviving this thread.

Here's one of mine that I like because of the ducks breaking up the reflection.


Le Château Des Canards
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Old August 23rd, 2012, 12:24 PM
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Maggie - thanks!

A reflection being broken up is an interesting subject. The moment between the first waves and the obliteration of the reflection is short. You picked the right second.

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Old August 24th, 2012, 10:45 AM
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Time to revive this thread:




Best regards,
Michael
Like this one very much Michael.

Regards.
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Old August 24th, 2012, 12:03 PM
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Here's one of mine that I like because of the ducks breaking up the reflection.

Le Château Des Canards



Maggie,

I like the textures and color! There's a lot to learn here. Yes, the breaking up of reflections seems to create a fascination as if we have to solve a puzzle! I'm really inspired by this picture, especially the effects of the two different sets of wave patterns, one from the motion of the water and the other likely from the wind.

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Old August 24th, 2012, 07:12 PM
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It was fun looking through this thread.

I noticed that many of the images are about reflections forming images. For me I like to look at the way reflections throw light around in unusual ways without directly forming an image (or at least, not from where I'm standing).

These two are about specular reflections of glass, similar to reflections of water (though there are also imaging reflections there too!)



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Old August 25th, 2012, 02:44 AM
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Fahim - Thank You!

Sam - I agree with you observation, there could be more variation to the subject.

Sorry for the small flood, here are four uses of reflections I like to use in my pictures.


For completing an image:



To create a new view:



To make something look different (Sam, I think this is in line with your comment):



Just the light in its own right:



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Old October 4th, 2012, 12:30 PM
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Reflections can be fun on a small scale as well:


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Old October 10th, 2012, 02:20 AM
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Michael i can almost feel the plastic paint and chrome ....
















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Old October 11th, 2012, 01:05 PM
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Michael i can almost feel the plastic paint and chrome ....[/CENTER]
Mark,

Thank you. I did not dare to touch. This is the car it was part of: Mercedes 180.

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In keeping with the automobile thread I have this. I too like the details but sometimes you get more than you bargained for!

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Old December 16th, 2012, 05:20 PM
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In keeping with the automobile thread I have this. I too like the details but sometimes you get more than you bargained for!

Steve,

This is so Robust! Excellent!

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I like all your reflections, but this one is particularly colorful and geometric and stands out.

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One from a nearby bistro, Zéro Zéro Sèvres. The rectangle is the reflection from a recessed lighting fixture inside the dining room.
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One from a nearby bistro, Zéro Zéro Sèvres. The rectangle is the reflection from a recessed lighting fixture inside the dining room.
This is a unique and beautiful reflection that the lighting makes us wonder about. At first one is not sure what is the reflection and what might be real. Then one realizes that it's all reflection or it would not make sense.

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